Our client is a £20bn + AUM, independent, private, owner-managed investment manager with a global presence that invests in private and public equities. All strategies focus on investing for the long term, driven by the conviction that sustainability and impact principles will drive a company's returns over the long term. By integrating sustainability issues within traditional analysis, they have consistently delivered superior investment returns.
This role will focus on asset raising and ongoing relationship management for their private equity funds from a wide range of institutional clients.
Coverage of specific European geographic regions
Overseeing existing client relationships
Providing ongoing servicing, such as updates on investment strategies and major market developments
Ongoing relationship development at all relevant levels of client organisations and with consultants
Positioning for cross-sales into other investment strategies
Expanding the client's base of business via cross-sales and new business development
Identification of new business prospects across private markets business
Development and execution of strategic plans (in general and by investors)
Mastering content related to firm messaging and investment strategies.
Candidates for this role will be experienced client service/fundraising professionals with a demonstrated fundraising track record and experience.
Fundraising and/or Business Development experience across the UK and EU geographies for a private market fund
Established relationships with major institutional clients
Intellectual curiosity, inquisitiveness and capability: in order to understand, appreciate, communicate and debate the macro-economic drivers associated with the move towards a more sustainable economic model
Strong presentation and communication skills: the ability to credibly carry a room; the ability to present and persuade at the CIO and investment committee levels
Work ethic: works hard with a particular willingness to roll-up sleeves, travel extensively and is able to work productively on the road
Sustainability literacy and conviction: the candidate will be able to articulate why sustainability is central to their view of the world and how that aligns with the Firm's ability to generate strong risk-adjusted returns.
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please get in touch with Andrew Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org.